Hi, sorry its taken me so long to get back to you, I just entered that
command into the terminal and got this.
Linux username-laptop 2.6.27 -8-eeepc #1 SMP Sun Nov 16 12:02:12 MST 2008
hope that helps. I can only get connected via the ethernet wire, if I look
in the drop down menu for the wireless, there is no list for wireless
John, it may be that the wireless device in your laptop is physically
turned off. Try pushing the wireless switch on the front of your acer
(i think it's a slide bar) and waiting about 30 seconds, then check if
any wireless connection are available.